Don't need a thumbpick if you dig in with your
thumbnail - I play with my thumb kind of crooked
down, so the top edge of the thumbnail hits the
strings close to vertical. Plus, I have a
really big thumb!
: Do you think BLJ played Bad luck blues with a
: thumb pick?
: I have been trying it both ways and it seems
: hard to
: get the bass to stand out without the pick.